Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

Watch & Act
Watch & Act - Busbys Flat Rd, Busbys Flat (Richmond Valley LGA)

Posted:08/10/2019 10:59

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A bush fire is burning in the Busbys Flat Rd, Busbys Flat. The fire has burned more than 611 hectares and is out of control.

Current Situation

The fire is burning in the Mount Belmore State Forest and is moving in a south easterly direction towards Old Tenterfield Rd.

Advice

Residents in the area of Old Tenterfield Rd near Wyan, Wineshanty and Kippenduff should monitor the situation and follow their bush fire survival plan.

If you do not have a plan, decide what you will do if the situation changes. Leaving early is your safest option.

Monitor conditions in your area. Under storng winds, embers may be blown ahead of the fire front, creating spot fires. These spot fires may threaten your home earlier than the predicted main fire front.

Other Information

If your life is at risk, call Triple Zero (000) immediately.
Continue to stay up to date with the bush fire situation by checking http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au, listening to your local radio station or by calling the NSW RFS Bush Fire Information Line on 1800 679 737.
For information on road closures, check http://livetraffic.rta.nsw.gov.au. Roads may be closed without warning.

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